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Registered: ‎02-06-2013
My Device: BlackBerry Curve 9330
My Carrier: Airtel
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Want to use normal 3G plan with blackberry

I have BlackBerry Curve 9330 phone. I want to use this phone for GPS(using
google maps). Can use normal airtel 3G data plan for GPS. I don't want to take
blackberry data plan, since I only use GPS on my phone except normal voice services.

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Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: Z30/Z10/Q10 (, Playbook (
My Carrier: TMobile USA

Re: Want to use normal 3G plan with blackberry

Hi and Welcome to the Community!

You will need to talk to your mobile service provider. Some do not allow any BBs onto their network without a full BB-data plan. Others may allow you to have a generic data plan.

Further, you need to check your desired GPS app...if it will work with a generic data plan, then it should work fine if your carrier allows you to (as per the above). If the app requires a full BB data plan, then that would be required. It depends on your GPS app...the GPS itself in the device simply receives signals from the GPS satellites...it is up to the GPS app to process that information and combine it with map data that it obtains via your data connection.

Good luck!

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